John Bussing


John E. Bussing, 65, Defiance, died February 24, 2013, at his home.

John was born May 22, 1947, to Russell and Blanche (Van Scoder) Bussing. John worked for Johns Manville in Defiance, until he retired in 1996. He was happily married for 47 years to Sandra (Morgan) Bussing.

They had two children, Suzie Raigan and Robert Bussing, both of Defiance. John had five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren, with one on the way. He is also survived by his brother and sister, Linda Miller and Jim Bussing.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, William Bussing and Roger Bussing.

John loved more than anything to fish, hunt, camp and collect coins. He loved spending time with all the kids and enjoyed teaching them to fish and camp. He was often found outdoors enjoying nature in all of its beauty. John was recently saved by the Lord, and has gone open-armed to be with our heavenly Father.

Visitation will be held at Hanenkrath-Clevenger-Schaffer Funeral Home, Defiance, on Wednesday from 2-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held at Hanenkrath-Clevenger-Schaffer Funeral Home on Thursday at 11 a.m. with Pastor Vince Cantu officiating. Burial will take place at Riverview Memory Gardens.

Memorials in John's name are suggested to Hebron Ministries and CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center.

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